British Columbia, April 6, 2022. SAAM Towage Canada announces the acquisition of Standard Towing Ltd. and Davies Tugboat Ltd. Both companies provide Harbour, Shipdocking and Towage services on the West Coast of Canada. The acquisition contributes to SAAM Towage’s drive to continue to consolidate its leadership position on the West Coast.
“Through these acquisitions we are adding three Canadian built tugboats to the fleet which are in excellent condition.In addition, SAAM Towage will expand our service area to Northern Vancouver Island. This strengthens our overall position in British Columbia”, said the President of SAAM Towage Canada, Sander Bikkers.
The assets being acquired are Numas Warrior and Renegade who will both continue to serve in Port McNeill and Point Valiant who will serve in a long term charter.
“At the same time, we are also very pleased to welcome the experienced crew of Standard Towing to SAAM Towage. Their experience and knowledge will enable us to continue to service our customers beyond expectations”, concluded Bikkers.